Top 5 Business Apps To Simplify Your Day
1 GOOGLE DOCS
Edit, export and view documents efficiently while you are on the go. Create new documents or edit existing files on an easy to use app that also allows you to collaborate with colleagues in the same document at the same time. You can even work offline if you need to.
Create teams and message each other, assign tasks and create deadlines. Helpful for managing multiple projects with different groups of people.
Easy and secure access to Revenue’s services to help you manage your Irish tax affairs, on the go. This also gives you access to Receipts Tracker – the easy way to record and manage receipts for your expenses.
This app brings together news, popular stories and conversations around any interest or passion. Download the app, select your interests and Flipboard will create a magazine just for you.
5. TINY SCANNER – PDF Scanner App
You will never have to worry about not being near a scanner again. Use this app to turn your smartphone into a scanner. This app also turns the scanned documents into PDF’s for safe distribution.
From 1 June 2012 the following categories of tax payers are obliged to file their returns electronically:
• All VAT registered tax payers • Self assessed individuals claiming certain income tax exemptions (Artists Exemption, Woodlands Exemption etc) • Self assessed individuals claiming certain income retirement reliefs (RAC payments, Relief for PRSA contributions etc) • Self assessed individuals claiming certain income tax reliefs (BES relief, EII relief, Seed Capital relief , Film relief etc)
Where a taxpayer is obliged to file and pay on ROS, the penalty for failing to do so is €1,520 each time a taxpayer fails either to pay or file on-line. Where there is a genuine difficulty with filing and paying on-line, taxpayers may on application to Revenue be excluded from electronic filing.
TAX TIP: If you think you may be in a tax refund in respect of 2011, why not send in your return early and obtain your refund now!!!
As if things weren’t bad enough for SMEs. From this week, gas suppliers are deregulated and free to set their own rates for energy to businesses. In the short –term this is likely to lead to price increases for small and medium sized businesses says the Sunday Business Post.
Here’s a great article by Michael Arrington in TechCrunch quoting Yossi Vardi, Theodore Roosevelt & Chris Dixon on Start up entrepreneurs. If you are that start up founder, contact Noone Casey so we can walk with you.
Original article here
I’ve written many times before about the difference between a true startup founder and, well, everyone else. Israeli investor Yossi Vardi often quotes Theodore Roosevelt in a 1910 speech about “The Man In The Arena“:
Awareness of tax breaks and incentives available for start-up businesses can be the making or breaking of any new enterprise, writes accountant Anthony Casey of Noone Casey, sponsor of this news-round up, in The Sunday Business Post.
“It is good practice for start-ups to learn as much about the tax breaks and incentives they can avail of, as the tax charges they are liable to pay,” Casey advises.